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Program Coordinator - Miami

America On Tech

America On Tech

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Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024
Position Title: Program Coordinator - Miami
Position Type: Temporary (June 17, 2024 - August 13, 2024)
Contract Rate: $6,000
Location: Hybrid - Miami-Dade County residents preferred
Application Closes: May 1, 2024, or when all roles are filled. We will be reviewing apps and conducting interviews on a rolling basis!

About America On Tech:
America On Tech is an award-winning, early pipeline technology talent accelerator on a mission to decrease the racial wealth gap by creating pathways for underestimated students to thrive in technology and innovation. To date, we have worked with 4,000+ students by leveraging the time, talent and expertise of software engineers and technology professionals to teach our tuition-free courses and help provide work-based internship and learning programs to promote the advancement of underrepresented students into technology pathways. Founded in 2014, AOT’s work has been featured in Forbes, CNN, The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, BET and other leading publications. AOT has also been awarded by Forbes 30 Under 30, Wells Fargo and the Brooklyn Borough President’s Office.

About the TECH360 Program:
The TECH360 Summer Bootcamp is a 4 day a week/3 week program in web design and web development for rising high school juniors and seniors. Throughout the program, students learn industry-aligned technical and professional skills. By the end of the program, students will have demonstrated mastery of HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap and will have worked in a team to create and present a final website during the end-of-program Demo Day competition. Most sessions will be hosted via Zoom!

We are currently seeking dynamic, motivated, and solutions-oriented Program Coordinators to manage student cohorts during this summer’s TECH360 Program. Program Coordinators are responsible for shaping a positive program experience for students and families, managing all communication, coordination, and session facilitation. Program Coordinators will report to the Program Director and support the student, technical instructor, and peer mentor experience for two, 3-week program cycles.

Be available the following dates and times:

June 17 - June 21, 2024: Program Coordinator Onboarding and Program Prep
  • (Monday-Thursday) 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • (Friday) 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

June 24 - July 12, 2024: TECH360 Program Cycle 1
  • (Monday’s-Thursday’s) 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • (Friday’s) 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • NOTE: No program/work on July 4th.

July 15 - July 19, 2024: TECH360 Program Cycle 1 Close-out and Cycle 2 Prep
  • (Monday - Thursday) 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • (Friday) - 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

July 22 - August 9, 2024: TECH360 Program Cycle 2
  • (Monday’s - Thursday’s) 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • (Friday’s) 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

August 13, 2024: Demo Day Support
  • 2:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

In person days: June 18, June 24, July 11, July 16, July 22, August 8, August 13

Program Coordinator Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Management and Coordination:
  • Oversee all day-to-day program operations for assigned cohorts - whether sessions are virtual or in-person
  • Lead daily check-in meetings with the instructor and peer mentor to ensure alignment ahead of the day’s session
  • Open and lead all program sessions, supporting the instructor and peer mentor in lesson delivery
  • Prepare and maintain all program environments, including but not limited to Zoom, Google Classroom, and Repl.it or related coding platform
  • Maintain regular communication with students and families via daily and weekly reminder and recap emails
  • Prep for and lead Guest Speaker and Career Day events with AOT’s Corporate Partners

Data Management:
  • Track all student participation data, including attendance, project and assignment submissions, and survey responses
  • Ensure complete student submission of all program data, including pre- and post-technical assessments and End-of-Program Survey
  • Provide summary data on key metrics for program reports

General:
  • Uphold AOT’s core values in all aspects of the role
  • Foster and maintain a positive and welcoming classroom environment for all program participants and partners
  • Attend weekly meetings with the Program Team to discuss program impact and to troubleshoot any challenges
  • Complete any additional duties as assigned

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will show up each day excited to support students to success, doing whatever it takes to ensure a dynamic, encouraging, and successful program experience for all. Ideal candidates also:
  • Have a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or at least 2-3 years of equivalent experience, preferably experience working with youth STEM programming
  • Incorporate an anti-racist lens into their work and are passionate about working at an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Have a demonstrated ability to cultivate and develop inclusive and equitable working relationships with students, staff, and community members
  • Support and enhance a sense of belonging for all students
  • Exhibit strong communication and facilitation skills
  • Are proactive self-starters, able to assimilate information quickly to solve problems efficiently
  • Have a demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively in a fast-paced team environment
  • Have experience managing multiple data streams and priorities of equal importance
  • Exhibit proficiency in Google Suite, especially Google Docs, Google Calendar, Google Slides, Google Sheets and Google Classroom
  • Have a demonstrated proficiency in managing Zoom meetings and understanding of Zoom functionalities
  • Have a reliable laptop/desktop with a webcam, working audio, and internet speeds that exceed the minimum requirements for hosting a Zoom meeting

All applicants will be considered. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. AOT is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, handicap, age, religion, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin.

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